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Massive Recruitment at Medina Palms (Over 40 Positions)


Medina Palms located in Watamu Kenya is an exclusive 5 Star beach front residential resort, with villas, penthouses, apartments and beautiful landscape. 

The Resort includes swimming pools, gymnasium and internationally branded Spa and Watersports. 

Our food and beverage facilities will consist of a world-class restaurant and bar.

Job Title: 
Executive Chef

Job Reference: FB 1
We invite applications for the position of Executive Chef. 
  • The Executive Chef will be innovative and responsible for the entire food and beverage operations consisting of a 100 seat restaurant, bar and residential villas private cooking. 
  • The restaurant food concept will be of Moroccan/Asian Flavors with popular international dishes, along with a cooking flair for fish and shellfish. 
  • We shall provide Tapas as the bar food offering. 
  • The successful candidate will be self motivating to achieve exceptional standards in quality control, kitchen and restaurant management along with training and HACCAP requirements. 
  • We require a minimum of three years experience in a similar position where the restaurant is recognized for its standard and quality of food. 
  • Pre opening experience with the commissioning of kitchen equipment and the setting up of a food and beverage department will be an advantage.
Job Title: Sous Chef

Job Reference: FB 2
We invite applications for the position of Sous Chef. 
  • The Sous Chef will have a minimum of one years experience in a 5 star restaurant or hotel in a similar position. 
  • The food and beverage operations will consist of a 100 seat restaurant, bar offering Tapas and residential villas private cooking. 
  • The restaurant food concept will be of Moroccan and Asian Flavors with popular international dishes, along with locally caught fish and shellfish. 
  • The successful candidate will be experienced in all sections of a kitchen operation and be responsible for the operation in the Head Chefs absence. 
  • Pre Opening experience and training skills will be an advantage.
Job Title: Pastry Chef and Baker

Job Reference: FB 3
We invite applications for the position of pastry chef and baker 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of three experience in a 5 star restaurant or hotel in a similar position and have knowledge in the baking of international breads and pastries. 
  • The food and beverage operations will consist of a 100 seat restaurant, bar and residential villas private cooking. 
  • The restaurant will supply bread and pastries to the residents on site.
Job Title: Chef de Partie

Job Reference: FB 4
We invite applications for the position of Chef de Partie. 
  • The food and beverage operations will consist of a hundred seat restaurant and residential villas private cooking. 
  • The restaurant food concept will be of Moroccan and Asian Flavors with popular international dishes, along with locally caught fish and shellfish 
  • The successful candidates will have a minimum of one years experience in a 5 star restaurant or hotel in a similar position. 
  • The successful candidates will be having experience in the different sections of kitchen operations.
Job Title: Commis Chefs

Job Reference: FB 5
We invite applications for the position of commis chef. 
  • The food and beverage operations will consist of a hundred seat restaurant and residential villas private cooking. 
  • The restaurant food concept will be of Moroccan and Asian Flavors with popular international dishes, along with locally caught fish and shellfish 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of one years experience in a 5 star restaurant or hotel in a similar position.
Job Title: Kitchen Stewards

Job Reference: FB 6
We invite applications for the position of Kitchen Stewards who will be responsible for all hygiene and cleaning requirements in our food and beverage operations. 
  • The successful candidates will have similar experience in a 5 star restaurant or hotel in a similar position.
Job Title: Restaurant Manager

Job Reference: FB 7
We invite applications for the position of Restaurant Manager. 
  • The restaurant food concept will be of Moroccan/Asian Flavors with popular international dishes, along with a cooking flare for fish and shell fish. 
  • The Bar will have a Tapas food offering. 
  • The successful candidate is presently working in a successful 5 star restaurant that is recognized for its quality service. 
  • The restaurant manager will be responsible for the entire food and beverage services operations consisting of a 100 seat restaurant, bar and residential villas private food and beverage service. 
  • The successful candidate will be self motivating to achieve exceptional standards in restaurant management, quality control, and training. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in a similar 5 star restaurant that is recognized for its food and beverage service. 
  • Pre opening experience with the commissioning of a restaurant will be an advantage.
Job Title: Head Barman

Job Reference: FB 8
We invite applications for the position of Head Barman. 
  • The head barman will be self motivating, innovative and responsible for all bar and beverage service in the bar, pool and to the private villas. 
  • The Bar concept will be relaxed and sophiscation providing popular international and local brands, cocktails and tapas. 
  • We require a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position in a 5 star hotel resort operation. 
  • The successful candidate will be self motivating to achieve exceptional standards in the management of the Bar and beverage service. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in a similar position in a 5 star restaurant recognized for its service standards. 
  • Pre opening experience with the commissioning of a new bar and the training of a new bar team will be an advantage.
Job Title: Restaurant Hostess

Job Reference: FB 9
We invite applications for the position of Restaurant Hostess. 
  • We require candidates with previous experience in a similar position. 
  • The successful candidates will have a pleasant and welcoming personality, enjoy taking care of guest, along with knowledge of restaurant service.
Job Title: Restaurant and Bar Supervisors

Job Reference: FB 10
We invite applications for the position of Restaurant and Bar Supervisors. 
  • We require candidates with previous experience in a similar position. 
  • The Bar and Restaurant Supervisors will have excellent supervisory skills with attention to detail in all service requirements 
  • The Bar concept will be relaxed and sopfiscation providing popular international and local brands, cocktails and tapas. 
  • The successful candidates will be of pleasant personality and enjoys providing excellent service 
  • The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar position.

Job Title: 
Head Gardener

Job Reference: LS 1
We invite applications for the position of head Gardner. 
  • We require an experienced qualified head Gardner who will be responsible for the up keep and maintenance of our landscaping, irrigation system, internal roads/paths infrastructure and to manage a team of gardens. 
  • The head gardener will be responsible as part of the pre opening for the handover of the landscape areas and irrigation system from the landscape architect. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position managing a minimum area of 2 hectares off landscape gardens. 
  • Pre Opening experience of a 5 Star Hotel, Hotel resort will be an advantage. Computer literacy is an essential requirement.
Job Title: Gardeners

Job Reference: LS 2
We invite applications for the position of Gardner. 
  • We require experienced landscape gardeners with a minimum of 1 years experience. 
  • Irrigation experience will be an advantage.

Job Title: Chief Engineer

Job Reference: Eng 1
We require an experienced Hotel or Hotel Resort Head Engineer. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position with certified qualifications and pre opening experience. 
  • The head engineer will be part of the pre opening handover team checking the commissioning of all equipment and facilities along with development of an engineer department team to provide maintenance services to a 5 star residential beach resort. 
  • Experience in PMP will be an advantage. Computer literacy is an essential requirement.
Job Title: Electricians

Job Reference: Eng 2
We invite applications for the position of electrician. We required certified qualified electricians to be part of our engineering department. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position in a 5 start Hotel or Hotel Resort, Experience in refrigeration, air condition, and kitchen equipment electrical maintenance will be an advantage.
Job Title: Plumbers

Job Reference: Eng 3
We invite applications for the position of plumbers. 
  • We required certified qualified plumbers to be part of our engineering department. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position in a 5 start Hotel or Hotel Resort.
Job Title: Head Housekeeper

Job Reference: HK 1
  • We invite applications for the position of Head Housekeeper. 
  • We require an experienced Head Housekeeper with 5 Star Hotel or Hotel Resort with a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position. 
  • The successful candidate will have experience in the managing of the housekeeping, laundry and pool attendants, along with being a certified on the job trainer. 
  • Pre opening experience with the setting up of a housekeeping department will be an advantage. 
  • Computer literacy is an essential requirement.
Job Title: Room Stewards and Cleaners

Job Reference: HK 2
We invite applications for the positions of Room Stewards and Cleaners. 
  • The successful candidates will have previous experience in a similar position in a 5 star hotels or hotel resort.
Job Title: Laundry Attendants

Job Reference: HK 3
We invite applications for the position of laundry attendants. 
  • The successful candidates will be working in a similar position in a 5 star hotel resort.
Job Title: Pool Attendants

Job Reference: HK 4
We invite applications for the position of pool attendants 
  • The pool attendants will be responsible for the cleaning of the swimming pools. 
  • The successful candidate will have knowledge of pool chemical management and pool pump room. 
  • The successful candidates will presently be working in a similar position with a minimum of one year’s experience.
Job Title: Head Receptionist

Job Reference: FOH 1
We invite applications for the position of Hotel Resort Head Receptionist. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 years experience in a similar position in a 150 plus bedroom 5 stars Hotels Resort and will be managing a successful team of receptionist and reservations. 
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the set up of a front of house IT software programs. 
  • Pre opening experience and certified on the job trainer will be an advantage.
Job Title: Receptionists

Job Reference: FOH 2
We invite applications for the position of Resort receptionist. 
  • The successful candidates will be presently working in a similar position we require experience in front of house guest care, IT operating systems, telephone and reservations skills. 
  • Having completed a customer care course and having pre opening experience will be an advantage.
Job Title: Reservations

Job Reference: FOH 3
We invite applications for the position of Resort reservations. 
  • We require an experienced hotel, hotel resort or travel agent experienced reservationist. 
  • The successful candidate will be presently working in a similar position for a minimum of 2 years and have experience in dealing with international and local travel agents who book accommodation on the Kenyan Coast. 
  • Pre opening and the setting up of a reservation IT software system and additional language skills is an advantage.
Job Title: Concierge

Job Reference: FOH 4
We invite applications for the position of Concierge. 
  • We require a Concierge with previous Hotel, Resort or Safari Guide experience. 
  • The successful candidate will have good knowledge of local fishing, safaris, culture and heritage. 
  • The candidate must be friendly and outgoing with well-spoken English. 
  • A minimum experience of 2 years in a similar position and be computer literacy is required Additional language skills will be an advantage. 
  • Computer literacy is an essential requirement.
Job Title: Porters

Job Reference: FOH 5
We invite applications for the position of porter 
  • We require experienced Hotel or Hotel Resort Porters. The successful candidates will have previous experience in a similar position. 
  • The successful candidates will be outgoing and friendly and must posses a driving license. 
  • Additional language skills will be an advantage.
Job Title: Drivers

Job Reference: FOH 6
We invite applications for the position of resort driver. 
  • The candidate will require a pleasant and caring personality. 
  • The successful candidates will have a public transport-driving license with no previous accidents or road safety convictions. 
  • The successful candidate will have previous experience working in a similar job at a 5 star Hotel or Safari Company.

Job Title: Hotel Head Accountant

Job Reference: ACC 1
We invite applications for the position of Head Accountant. 
  • We require an experienced Head Hotel/Resort Accountant with a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position in the hotel industry. 
  • The Head Accountant will be responsible for the introduction of financial policies, procedure and controls and the management of the accounts department along with the introduction of a financial software system. 
  • Pre opening experience will be an advantage.
Job Title: Hotel Accounts Clerks

Job Reference: ACC 2
We invite applications for the position of account clerks. 
  • We require accounts clerks with hotel or resort accounting experience. 
  • Computer literacy and numerical ability along with excellent knowledge of Excel will be a minimum requirement.

Job Title: 
Food & Beverage Controller
 
Job Reference: ACC 3
We invite applications for the position of Food and Beverage controller. 
  • We require an F&B Controller with experience in a hotel, or restaurant organization in a similar position. 
  • The successful candidate will be computer literate and have experience of working with F&B software control programs. 
  • Pre opening experience with the setting up of a food and beverage control system will be an advantage.
Job Title: Procurement Officer & Storekeeper
 
Job Reference: ACC 4
We invite applications for the position of procurement and storekeeper. 
  • We require a certified qualified procurement officer that will be responsible for the administration and management of our procurement and stores operation. 
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position in a 5 start Hotel or Hotel Resort. 
  • Pre Opening and the setting up of a procurement administration and stores will be an advantage.
Job Title: Store Clerks

Job Reference: ACC 5
We invite applications for the position of Store man who have a minimum of one years experience in a 5 star restaurant or hotel in a similar position. 
  • The store clerk will be responsible for receiving deliveries, departmental requisitions and stock control records. 
  • The successful will have similar experience in a 5 star hotel or resort.
Job Title: Human Resources Administrator

Job Reference: HR 1
We invite applications for the position of human resources administrator. 
  • We require a human resources administrator who will be responsible for the administration of all aspects of the human recourses department. 
  • The successful candidate is presently working in a similar position in a large organization and will have a minimum of 2 years experience with certified administration skills. 
  • Computer literacy and human resource office organization skills are essential. 
  • Pre opening experience of a Hotel resort will be an advantage.

  
To make an application for any of the positions seen here, please email your CV as an attachment to hr@medinapalms.com and ensure you include the job reference number in your application.

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